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Pine Island widening south of I-595 coming in 2015
Q: Now that the Interstate 595 reconstruction is nearing completion, what about plans for the cross streets? Pine Island Road is jammed approaching the interstate from Nova Drive.

Florida communities prepare for rising seas
Coastal areas emerging as a national model

WASHINGTON — While the nation looks for solutions to the problem of rising sea levels, some coastal communities in Florida are taking action to save themselves from sinking into the ocean.

Price tag hits $40 million for quiet zones on FEC railroad in Broward, Palm Beach counties
A couple of times a week, Steve Stahl is startled out of his sleep by a train horn.

Wrongly convicted former boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the American boxer who spent 19 in prison on a wrongful triple-murder conviction, has died in Toronto, Canadian media outlets are reporting.

Lightning strikes man's house | Video
A Southwest Miami-Dade man was left reeling after a lightning bolt blasted a hole through the roof of his house during a storm Saturday morning.

'My father stabbed me,' dying man tells N. Lauderdale neighbor | Photos
A North Lauderdale man fatally stabbed his son when a dispute about a past stabbing turned violent, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.

Alvarez two-hits Mariners for series-clinching Marlins win | Video
Henderson Alvarez faced one batter more than the minimum in a dominating performance over the Mariners at Marlins Park.

Lloyd McClendon has seen just about enough of Henderson Alvarez.

Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address | Video, photos
Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa.

Lawmakers aim cash at Everglades cleanup
While paying for a cleanup, the Florida Legislature is poised to adjourn May 2 without addressing some of the most persistent polluters of Florida's lakes, rivers and springs.

Traffic tie-up: Will new technology unclog Boca Raton in time?
Boca Raton is turning down $38.2 million from the state and $9.6 million from the state and county that would have widened two congested roads: the western portion of Palmetto Park Road, and Federal Highway around the five-way intersection of Fifth Avenue and 20th Street.